Nina’s 90th: A Tribute to Nina Simone with Natalie Douglas
Where: The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park S.
212-475-3424 Price: Free
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Thirteen-time MAC Award, two-time Backstage Bistro Award and Nightlife Award Winner Natalie Douglas joins forces with her Music Director, Jon Weber of NPR’s Piano Jazz, to bring her critically acclaimed hit show “Nina’s 90th…a Tribute to Nina Simone” to the National Arts Club. Natalie has wowed audiences on three continents with this critically acclaimed celebration of the iconic Dr. Nina Simone—a pivotal artist and one of Natalie’s principal influences.
For this one night only, Natalie and Jon will collaborate with special guest stars, Ari Axelrod and D’Vorah Bailey, to create a new edition of the Nina show. Honoring Nina’s spirit, Natalie and her talented guest vocalists will perform songs recorded by the late legendary singer, including George Gershwin’s “I Loves You Porgy,” Nina’s big hit “My Baby Just Cares for Me,” Dr. Simone’s composition “Mississippi Goddam,” and the ode to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Why (The King of Love Is Dead).”Buy tickets/get more info now